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Admiralty and Maritime Injury Lawyers

At Templer & Hirsch our admiralty and maritime injury lawyers specialize in protecting the rights of seamen, longshoremen, and other maritime workers injured while working at sea. We are dedicated to ensuring you receive the compensation and support you deserve under complex maritime laws. With extensive experience and a proven track record, we are your trusted advocates in navigating the legal challenges of maritime injuries.

Understanding Admiralty and Maritime Injuries

Maritime work is inherently risky, with injuries occurring due to vessel accidents, equipment failure, and hazardous conditions at sea. Admiralty and maritime laws provide specific protections and rights for injured maritime workers. Our attorneys have in-depth knowledge of these laws and are committed to helping you understand your rights and options.

  • Vessel Accidents: Injuries from vessel collisions, groundings, and sinkings can be severe. We help you hold the responsible parties accountable and seek compensation for your injuries.
  • Equipment Failure: Malfunctioning equipment on ships and offshore platforms can lead to serious injuries. We ensure that you get the medical care and compensation you need.
  • Hazardous Conditions: Working at sea involves exposure to extreme weather, slippery surfaces, and dangerous cargo. Our legal team is experienced in handling these complex cases and fighting for your rights.
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Legal Protections Under Maritime Law

Maritime law encompasses various statutes and regulations designed to protect the rights of maritime workers. Key laws include the Jones Act, the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA), and general maritime law. Our attorneys are experts in maritime cases, ensuring that you receive the full benefits and protections afforded by the law.

  • The Jones Act: This federal law allows injured seamen to seek compensation from their employers for negligence. We guide you through the process to ensure you receive all entitled benefits.
  • LHWCA: This act provides compensation to longshoremen, harbor workers, and other maritime employees injured on navigable waters or adjoining areas. We handle your claims to secure necessary medical care and financial support.
  • General Maritime Law: Covers a wide range of issues, including maintenance and cure, unseaworthiness claims, and wrongful death actions. Our team has the expertise to navigate these complexities and provide you with effective legal representation.

Why Choose Templer & Hirsch?

Choosing the right legal representation is crucial for securing the compensation you deserve. At Templer & Hirsch, we offer personalized, dedicated, and expert legal services for admiratly and maritime injury cases. Here’s why you should trust us with your case:

  • Proven Track Record: Our firm has successfully handled numerous admiralty and maritime injury cases, securing significant settlements and verdicts for our clients.
  • Comprehensive Legal Support: From initial consultation to final settlement, we provide thorough legal support, keeping you informed and involved throughout the process.
  • Client-Focused Approach: We prioritize your needs and well-being, offering compassionate and personalized legal services to ensure the best possible outcome for your case.

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RECENT CASE RESULTS

Amount Recovered: $1,250,000.00

Bicyclist struck by car; death

Elderly/retired pedestrian was struck from behind while riding his bike. The pedestrian was injured and came to Templer & Hirsch so we can fight for them in their case. The end result was a huge sum of cash for our client of over a million dollars.

Amount Recovered: $115,000.00

Rear End Auto Crash

Client was rear-ended while stopped in rush hour traffic, injuring his neck and knee. Our client didn’t need surgery and we were still able to get them over one hundred thousand dollars!

Amount Recovered: $750,000.00

Longshore

Dock worker injured at a port in Miami. We were able to settle the longshoreman’s case for around $750,000 which was way more than the longshoreman expected.

Amount Recovered: $6,000,000.000

Pedestrian struck; broken leg with surgery

School teacher attempting to board a City trolley was knocked to the ground, where her leg was run over. She underwent several surgeries in attempts to reduce and repair the fractures.

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